Boot Camp

Boot Camp

EBTEL’s Litigation Boot Camp

FRIDAY, September 8, 2023 

Oakland Professional Development & Conference Center

Thank  you to our generous sponsors:

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This all-day workshop will focus on the basics of litigating trust and probate related cases from start to finish. It will feature leading practitioners in the field, who will cover a broad range of topics while emphasizing practical knowledge and strategies. The program is intended for all attorneys utilizing the Probate Court, from those new to trust and estate litigation to those expanding their practice or keeping current in their specialty. Other legal professionals such as paralegals and fiduciaries are welcome as well. Reference materials and samples will be provided in electronic and paper formats.

Thank you to our speakers:

         Jaime Herren and Stacie Nelson (Holland & Knight LLP)

              Ethical Issues and Managing Conflicts

         Nathan Pastor (Pastor Law Group, PC)

              Jurisdiction, Notice, and other Preliminary Considerations

Jennifer Herlihy (Koller Herlihy LLP); Erin Norcia (Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann LLP)

              Pleading and Responding to Contests of Trusts, Wills, and Other Instruments

         Julie Woods (Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles)

              Pleading and Responding to Common Proceedings

         Douglas Housman (Law Offices of Cain, Cain & Housman)

              Pleading and Responding to Fiduciary Litigation

         Peter Shelton (Peter Shelton Law)

              10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Filing My First Petition

         Kirsten Voyles (Legal Assistance for Seniors); Amy Harrington (Harrington Law, PC)

              Pleading and Responding to Probate-Adjacent Proceedings (Elder Abuse, Partition Actions)

         Michael Low (Doyle Low LLP)

              Fact Finding and Discovery

         James Cilley (Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP)

              Attorney Fees

         Hon. John H. Sugiyama (Ret.), JAMS

              Alternative Dispute Resolution

         Joe Morrill (Morrill Law); Hon. John H. Sugiyama (Ret.), JAMS

              Trials, Evidence, and Effective Advocacy

MCLE:         7.0 hours of credit, including 1/2 hour of legal ethics

Questions?  If you have questions, please email